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PaddyJoe
02-03-2012, 12:37 PM
Has to be one of the best headlines of this or any other decade:D

Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted he did ride Raisa, the horse lent to former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks by the Metropolitan Police. Follow all the latest here.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/phone-hacking/9118472/Horsegate-David-Cameron-admits-riding-Rebekah-Brookss-police-horse-live.html

antiestablishmentarian
02-03-2012, 12:44 PM
Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted he did ride Raisa

I hope we hear no more about this particular story :(

PaddyJoe
02-03-2012, 12:49 PM
I hope we hear no more about this particular story :(

I suspect it will run and run;)

Sam Lord
02-03-2012, 12:52 PM
He was not wearing pyjamas apparently. :confused:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/mar/02/david-cameron-police-horse-rebekah-brooks?newsfeed=true

PaddyJoe
02-03-2012, 12:54 PM
The prime minister apologised for allowing a "confusing picture" to emerge over recent days about his direct connection with the animal.
:confused::D

TotalMayhem
02-03-2012, 01:59 PM
Prime Minister David Cameron admitted he'd ridden the mare with his old classmate Charlie Brooks... :confused:

PaddyJoe
02-03-2012, 08:37 PM
David Cameron denies riding since election
It's tough being the PM. There's a lot of sacrifice involved, I guess.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/phone-hacking/9118472/Horsegate-David-Cameron-admits-riding-Rebekah-Brookss-police-horse-live.html

5intheface
02-03-2012, 08:55 PM
Mayor of London has insisted he did not borrow the horse at any stage.

Have to admit that when I saw the headline, 'Boris denies riding Raisa' I assumed it was some dirt slinging connected to the Russian election.

'Tis not the horse pulls the cart but the oats'

Griska
02-03-2012, 08:55 PM
Another Tory sex scand.................oh:o
Disappointing.

TotalMayhem
02-03-2012, 10:49 PM
http://i.imgur.com/gzjzx.jpg

Ah Well
02-03-2012, 10:58 PM
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-CX_M8Nl3UC8/TZBfa19_wcI/AAAAAAAAAhk/HW6s0YHHWb4/s640/funny+animals+001.jpg

jmcc
03-03-2012, 03:41 AM
"The prime minister does not have meetings on horses."

Good to see that policy is not being made on the hoof then. :)

Regards...jmcc

Seán Ryan
03-03-2012, 07:59 AM
http://www.jonco48.com/blog/Circus_20Horse.jpg
:D

C. Flower
03-03-2012, 08:13 AM
Hate to spoil the fun by going all political...


"David Cameron has not been straight about just how close he was to senior executives at News International, and it's time for him come clean about the extent of this relationship."

Also noteworthy...


Almost three hours into his testimony-by-satellite to Lord Justice Leveson's phone-hacking inquiry, the former Scotland Yard troubleshooter John Yates said rather plaintively: "In fairness to me." Quite so, the judge assured him, but there was really no need. From his bolthole in Bahrain, where he is now helping improve local police efficiency, Yates had been very fair to himself all day.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/mar/01/john-yates-leveson-inquiry-sketch?CMP=twt_gu

Does efficiency include mopping up after the various killings of protestors and arrests of activists?

Serious coverage of the relationship between the Police, the Media and Government, as revealed through the hacking scandals is lacking.

No wonder the horses are laughing.

Justin Casey
03-03-2012, 10:17 AM
[email protected] #Leveson: Police collusion with NOTW to subvert murder inquiry. Met: HORSE! HORSE HORSE HORSE, LOOK AT THE HORSE! Murdoch: *silence* ...

http://img440.imageshack.us/img440/7269/020312stevebell005.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/440/020312stevebell005.jpg/)

C. Flower
11-05-2012, 09:42 AM
Rebekah is giving evidence right now....

C. Flower
11-05-2012, 11:09 AM
Cameron signed his texts LOL, which he thought meant "Lots of Love" :D

DCon
21-06-2012, 08:27 AM
We can now add Carrgate to Horsegate

Comedian Jimmy Carr was using a (legal) tax avoidance scheme to reduce his tax bill.

Cameron (who has no issue with Tory donors or large financial institutions doing the same thing) criticised him quite harshly. Carr has said he will change his ways

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/6/21/1340265607377/Jimmy-Carr-tweets-001.jpg

http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2012/jun/21/jimmy-carr-apologises-error-tax?newsfeed=true

HarmlessPoorOulDivil
21-06-2012, 10:54 AM
So Cameron has a go on his mates' pony, and leaves his 8 year old after him in the pub.

Yet, he's not Rats from the Flats.

Does not compute

morticia
21-06-2012, 08:52 PM
Cammy has been behaving a little oddly recently. Personally I would predict that the upshot will be a press feeding frenzy involving outage of all Tory hangers on/donors doing similar things. Should be fun (licks chops in anticipation).

As good as Back to Basics, perhaps???

PaddyJoe
20-09-2013, 09:18 PM
Cameron caught napping..
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/sep/20/david-cameron-caught-napping-red-box